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gilhespy

Sarah Gilhespy

Role(s):
Research Scientist
Sustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
North Wyke
Works With:
Phone:
+44 (0) 1837 883 500 ext: +44 1837 883523
Location:
Rothamsted Research - North Wyke, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2SB

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Sarah L. Gilhespy, Steven Anthony, Laura Cardenas, David Chadwick, Agustin del Prado, Changsheng Li, Thomas Misselbrook, Robert M. Rees, William Salas, Alberto Sanz-Cobena, Pete Smith, Emma L. Tilston, Cairistiona F.E. Topp, Sylvia Vetter & Jagadeesh B. Yeluripati. 2014. First 20 years of DNDC (DeNitrification DeComposition): Model evolution. Ecological Modelling (in press).

Alice E. Milne, Margaret J. Glendining, Pat Bellamy, Tom Misselbrook, Sarah Gilhespy, Monica Rivas Casado, Adele Hulin, Marcel van Oijen, Andrew P. Whitmore. 2014. Analysis of uncertainties in the estimates of nitrous oxide and methane emissions in the UK’s greenhouse gas inventory for agriculture. Atmospheric Environment, 82, 94–105.

Cardenas, L.M.; Gooday, R., Brown, L., Scholefield, D., Cuttle, S., Gilhespy, S., Matthews, R., Misselbrook, T., Wang, J., Li, C., Hughes, G., Lord, E. 2013. Towards an improved inventory of N2O from Agriculture: Model evaluation of N2O emission factors and N fraction leached from different sources in UK agriculture. Atmospheric Environment. 79, 340-348.

Junye Wang, Laura M. Cardenas, Tom H. Misselbrook, Sarah Gilhespy. 2011. Development and application of a detailed inventory framework for estimating nitrous oxide and methane emissions from agriculture. Atmospheric Environment, 45, 1454-1463.

S.L. Gilhespy, J. Webb, D.R. Chadwick, T.H. Misselbrook,  R. Kay, V. Camp, A.L. Retter, A. Bason. 2008. Will additional straw bedding in buildings housing cattle and pigs reduce ammonia emissions? Biosystems engineering, 102, 180-189.

Gilhespy, S., Webb, J., Retter, A. & Chadwick, D. 2006. Dependence of Ammonia Emissions from Housing on the Time Cattle Spent Inside. Journal of Environmental Quality, 35 (5), 1659-67.

T. H. Misselbrook, J. Webb, S. L. Gilhespy. 2006. Ammonia emissions from outdoor concrete yards used by livestock – quantification and mitigation. Atmospheric Environment, 40 (35), 6752–6763.

Misselbrook, T.H., K.A. Smith, D. A. Jackson, S.L. Gilhespy. 2004. Ammonia emissions from irrigation of dilute pig slurries. Biosystems engineering, 89 (4), 476-484.

Murray, P.J., Gill, E., Balsdon, S.L. & Jarvis, S.C. 2001. A comparison of methane emissions from sheep grazing pastures with differing management intensities. Nutrient cycling in Agroecosystems, 60: 93-97.

Martyn, T.M., Young, N.E. & Balsdon, S.L. 1997. Comparison of the herbage yields of three kale (Brassica oleracea L.) cultivars. Annals of Applied Biology (Tests of Agrochemicals and Cultivars), 18, 44-45.

Asteraki, E.J. & Balsdon, S.L. 1995. A technique for obtaining successfully, healthy tenerals from carabid (Coleoptera Carabidae) pupae. The Entomologist, 114, 50-52.

CONFERENCES

2014:

Sarah L. Gilhespy, Steven Anthony, Laura Cardenas, David Chadwick, Agustin del Prado, Changsheng Li, Thomas Misselbrook, Robert M. Rees, William Salas, Alberto Sanz-Cobena, Pete Smith, Emma L. Tilston, Cairistiona F.E. Topp, Sylvia Vetter & Jagadeesh B. Yeluripati. 2014. First 20 years of DNDC (DeNitrification DeComposition): Model evolution. Poster presented at 18th Nitrogen Workshop, Lisbon, Portugal, 30th June-3rd July 2014.

2013:

Jagadeesh B. Yeluripati, Agustin del Prado, Bob Rees, Changsheng Li, Dave Chadwick, Emma Tilston, Kairsty Topp, Laura Cardenas, Pete Ingraham, Sarah Gilhespy, Steven Anthony, Sylvia H. Vetter, Tom Misselbrook, William Salas and Pete Smith. 2013. Global Research Alliance Modelling Platform (GRAMP): An open web platform for modelling greenhouse gas emissions from terrestrial ecosystems. Conference of Global DNDC Network with a DNDC Training Workshop (dndc2013), Beijing, 14/9/13.

Yeluripati, J., Li, C., Chadwick, D., Tilston, E., Topp, K., Cardenas, L., Gilhespy, S., Anthony, S., Salas, W., Smith, P. 2013. Global Research Alliance Modelling Platform (GRAMP) – developing a unified modelling approach in the context of climate change. GGAA Dublin.

2008:

Camp V., Gilhespy S.L., Misselbrook T.H. and Chadwick D.R. 2008. Relationship between cattle stocking density and NH3 emissions from cattle housing, RAMIRAN 2008.

2006:

Misselbrook, T.H., Gilhespy, S., Thorman, R., Sanders, D., Burton, C & Pinder, R. 2006. Comparison of models and measurements for whole farm ammonia emissions. RAMIRAN 2006: 12th Workshop of the Network, Aarhus, Denmark.

Misselbrook, T.H., Gilhespy, S.L., Yamulki, S., Camp, V., Donovan, N., Bulmer, N., Retter, A., Williams, J., Chambers, B., Sagoo, E. & Thorman, R. (2006). Influence of application rate and method on nitrogen losses from slurry applied to grassland. RAMIRAN 2006: 12th Workshop of the Network, Aarhus, Denmark.

2004:

Gilhespy, S.L., Camp, V., Retter, A., Misselbrook, T.H. & Webb, J. (2004). Measurement and abatement of ammonia emissions from hard standings used by livestock. RAMIRAN 2004: 11th Workshop of the Network, Murcia, Spain (oral presentation).

2003:

Webb, J., Balsdon, S., Chadwick, D., 2003. Investigation of how ammonia emissions from buildings housing cattle vary with the time cattle spend inside those buildings. In: Van den Weghe S. (Ed). Construction, Engineering and Environment in Livestock Farming 6th Conference. KTBL, Germany pp 303-310.

2002:

Balsdon, S. L., Webb, J., Chadwick, D. R., Retter, A. L. & Day, J. 2002. Use of additional straw to reduce ammonia emissions from housed livestock. Poster 10th International Conference of the European cooperative network on recycling of agricultural, municipal and industrial residues in agriculture (RAMIRAN), Strbske Pleso, High Tatras, Slovak Republic, 14-18 May 2002

Chambers, B.J., Williams, J.R., Cooke, S.D., Kay, R.M., Chadwick, D.R. & Balsdon, S.L. 2002. Ammonia losses from contrasting cattle and pig manure management systems. Proceedings of SAC/SEPA conference, Edinburgh, March 2002.

Thorman, R.E., Harrison, R., Ellis, S., Chadwick, D.R., Burston, M. & Balsdon, S.L.  2002. Nitrous oxide emissions from slurry- and straw-based systems for cattle and pigs - in relation to emissions of ammonia. Joint SAC/SEPA Conference on Agriculture, Waste and the Environment, Edinburgh, 26 - 28 March 2002.

2000:

Balsdon, S.L., Williams, J.R., Southwood, N.J., Chadwick, D.R. & Pain, B.F. 2000. Ammonia fluxes from solid and liquid manure management systems for beef cattle and pigs. RAMIRAN 2000: 9th Workshop of the Network, Gargnano, Italy (oral presentation).

Balsdon, S.L., Southwood, N.J., Chadwick, D.R. & Pain, B.F. 2000. Ammonia fluxes from solid and liquid based manure management systems for beef cattle. Proceedings of the 6th BGS Research Conference, Aberdeen, 13-14 (oral presentation).

Misselbrook, T.H., Balsdon, S.L. Pain, B.F., Gibbs, P.A. & Parkinson, R.J. 2000. Gaseous emissions from on-farm composting of solid cattle manure. RAMIRAN 2000: 9th Workshop of the Network, Gargnano, Italy.

1999:

Murray, P. J., Gill, E. K., Balsdon, S. L. &Jarvis, S. C. 1999. Measuring methane emission from sheep grazing three contrasting sward types. Biogenic Emissions of Greenhouse Gases Caused by Arable and Animal Agriculture - Processes, Inventories, Mitigation, Stuttgart, 13-15 October 1999

1997:

Balsdon, S.L., Clements, R.O. & Parkinson, A.E. 1997. Clover: Cereal bi-cropping: the effect on carabid beetle predation efficiency. Proceedings of the 5th BGS conference, Seale Hayne, 191-192.

Balsdon, S.L. & Martyn, T.M. 1997. Carabid beetles in a bi-cropping system. Proceedings of Ecology of Insects in Sustainable Agriculture Meeting, Royal Entomological Society, London (oral presentation).

Balsdon, S.L., Martyn, T.M., Clements, R.O. & George, S. 1997. The potential of a clover and cereal bi-cropping system to produce high quality whole-crop silage. Proceedings of the 5th BGS Research Conference, Seale Hayne, 85-86.

Others:

Balsdon, S.L. & Martyn, T.M. (1997). Carabid beetles in a bi-cropping system. Antenna, 21 (4), 212-213.

1996:

Clements, R.O., George, S., Martyn, T.M. & Balsdon, S. 1996. Whole-crop silage from a low-input clover: cereal bi-cropping system. Proceedings of XIth International Silage conference, Aberystwyth, 62-63.

Clements, R.O., S. George, Martyn, T., Donaldson, G. & Balsdon, S, L. 1996. Bi-cropping - A low-Input cost-effective method of growing whole-crop winter wheat.  In: Legumes in Sustainable Farming Systems, British Grassland Society, Occasional Symposium No. 30, 300-301.

Clements, R.O., Martyn, T.M., Balsdon, S., George, S. & Donaldson, G. 1996. A clover: cereal bi-cropping system. Rotations and Cropping Systems, Aspects of Applied Biology, 47, 395-398.

1994:

Asteraki, E.J. & Balsdon, S.L. 1994. Growth measurements of carabid beetle larvae. Proceedings the 4th BGS Research Conference, Reading (poster).

Qualifications

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BSc in Plant Sciences (University of Plymouth)